Brains Stolen, Sold On eBay, Man Arrested

Skyline of Indianpolis. This photo was also ta...

Skyline of Indianpolis. This photo was also taken from the top floor of an IU Hospital parking garage in spring 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jars of brain tissue were recently stolen from an Indianapolis medical museum and sold on eBay, according to a report.

Apparently a “hot” brain goes for $100 plus shipping these days.

At least that’s the rate a San Diego man paid for six jars before he got suspicious about some labels and called authorities, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Indianapolis police set up a phony deal in a Dairy Queen parking lot on Dec. 16, and arrested David Charles, 21, a city resident, who just the day before allegedly stole another 60 jars of human tissue from the Indiana Medical History Museum.

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